Pakistan: Government Caves, Agreement With Killer Islamists to Keep Asia Bibi in Custody

Independent, Peter Stubley: The Pakistani government has been accused of caving in to hardline Islamists by agreeing to stop a Christian woman leaving the country following her acquittal for blasphemy.

Under the terms of the deal made on Friday night, prime minister Imran Khan’s administration said it would begin legal proceedings to place Asia Bibi on the “exit control list” (ECL). Report is here.